Solicitation Number: HSCG29-20-Q-MSUHOUMAGYM
Notice Type: SOLICIT
NAICS: 713940
Notice Published: 10-22-19
Response Due: 10-27-19

Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Office: United States Coast Guard (USCG)
Contact: BRIAN S. COLE, SK2, Phone 5043652467, Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - BRANDON THOMPSON, SK1 , Phone 985-850-6497, Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Office Address: 200 HENDEE ST NEW ORLEANS LA 70114-1402
Place of Performance: 425 Lafayette St. #204, Houma, LA 70360

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Statement of Work (SOW)

Gym Memberships for MSU Houma



•1.      Title of Project: 

Gym Memberships  

•2.      Scope of Work:

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has set policy stating that all members must be allotted a minimum of three hours per week, during the workday to workout in order to maintain physical fitness and weight standards. The gym must have a large number of cardio machines, including low impact machines such as elliptical machines and stationary bikes. The gym must also have extensive compliment of weight lifting equipment (both free weights and machines). Additionally, the facility must have space available for those service members who wish to participate in High intensity interval training workouts and offer instructor-led group fitness classes.


•3.   Background:

 There is no Coast Guard owned workout facility for MSU Houma workforce in the area. The closest military facility is NAS JRB in Belle Chasse, located approximately 62 miles from MSU Houma. Since it takes about 87 minutes to arrive to NAS JRB, it is not feasible for MSU personnel to use the gym at any point during the workday without taking in excess of 174 minutes away from work. Therefore, gym memberships at a local commercial gym are required in order for MSU personnel to be able to abide by the Commandant's Mandatory Workout Policy.    


•4.      Type of Contract Contemplated

This will be a firm-fixed Service Maintenance Agreement. With Base year and 4 option years contract total will be five years or sixty months.


 •5.      Technical Requirements:

5.1 Membership Type and Volume: The Government requires 45 blanket memberships, to be shared by Coast Guard MSU Houma personnel. The Coast Guard shall assign a membership manager, who will manage issuance of the passes and maintain a log to ensure that only CG MSU Houma personnel are using the memberships.

5.2 Geographical Location: The gym must be geographically located in Houma in order to minimize travel time away from MSU Houma.

5.3 Fitness Equipment: The gym must have an extensive selection of both high- and low-impact cardio equipment to include elliptical, treadmills, stationary bikes, and rowing machines. The gym must also have an extensive compliment of both free weights and machine weights for those service members who participate in resistance training programs. Additionally, the gym shall have an "Athletic Room" in which MSU personnel can do High Intensity Interval Training and CrossFit-type workouts.

5.4 Group Fitness Equipment: The gym must offer some instructor-led fitness classes, such as aerobics, Zumba, kick-boxing, etc. for no additional charge.

5.5 Additional Facilities: Although not required, other available amenities, such as saunas, athletic fields, tennis courts, and swimming pools, shall contribute to the Government's assessment of best value.


6.0 Cancellation Policy

The Government is responsible to provide the Contractor a 60 day cancellation notice prior to the start of the renewal agreement.


7.0 Safety

The Contractor shall remove all debris, ice and/or snow and any other potential hazards from the steps, sidewalks, and parking lot(s) of the fitness center needed by the USCG.


8.0 Miscellaneous

The Government/U.S. Coast Guard will not be liable for any miscellaneous charges, such as damage incurred by individuals. The Government/U.S. Coast Guard is only responsible for services outlined in the Statement of Work and the Schedule of Service/Supplies.


9.0 Period of Performance

Period of Performance

01NOV2019 thru 30SEP2020


 The following Federal Acquisition Regulations clauses are incorporated by reference:

 52.212-3, Offerer Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items (SEPT 07)

 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items (Feb 2007).

  52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes of Executive Orders-Commercial Items (Sept 07).

 52.222-3, Convict Labor (June 2003).

 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Aug 2007).

 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans of the Vietnam Era, and Other Eligible Veterans (Sept 2006).

 52.222.36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (June 1998).

 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans for the Vietnam Era, and Other Eligible Veterans (Sept 2006).

 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (FEB 2006).

 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration (Oct 2003).

 52.222-41, Service Contract Act of 1965, as Amended (July 2005).

 52.222-44, Fair Labor Standards Act and Service Contract Act?XPrice Adjustment (Feb 2002).

 52.232-18, Availability of Funds (Apr 1984).

Offerors can retrieve these clauses on the INTERNET at Questions about this requirement must be in writing and submitted by mail or e-mail. Telephone inquiries are strongly discouraged. All inquiries must include the solicitation number, your full name, organization name, address, phone and fax numbers, and must be received by 3:00 CST, October  22nd, 2018. It is the responsibility of the Offeror to ensure the proposal is received by the date and time shown above.




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